Over 350,000 Pilgrims Arrive in Medina: Stats

13:15 - July 03, 2022
News ID: 3479555
TEHRAN (IQNA) – According to latest figures, more than 358,000 pilgrims have arrived in the holy city of Medina through air and land crossings to perform this year’s Hajj.


Statistics on arriving and departing pilgrims in Medina, issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, showed that 289,955 pilgrims have arrived through the Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah since receiving the first Hajj flights, while the land immigration center received 50,490 pilgrims who came through land border crossings.

The statistics also revealed the nationalities of pilgrims staying in Medina. Bangladeshi pilgrims are the top residents of Medina with 12,171, followed by Pakistanis with 9,350, Indians with 6,401, Iranians with 5,028, and Nigerians with 5,135.

The statistics showed that 277,571 pilgrims left Medina over the past few days on their way to the Holy Sites in Makkah, while the number of pilgrims remaining in Medina as of Friday totaled 80,772.


Source: Zawya

Tags: medina ، hajj ، saudi arabia
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